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Panel Discussions - September 19, 2010

Foreign Ministers, Officials Discuss Mideast Peace Talks at IPI

On Sunday, September 19th, IPI convened its Fifth Informal Ministerial Dinner on the Middle East in its Trygve Lie Center for Peace, Security, and Development. 

 
 

 

Panel Discussions - July 13, 2010

A Proposal for the Future of Jerusalem’s Old City

Three former Canadian diplomats with extensive experience in the Middle East have spent six years developing a formula for the passionately contested final status of Jerusalem’s Old City, and on July 13, they came to IPI to present their findings. 

 
 

 

Panel Discussions - June 25, 2010

Israeli, Palestinian Leaders Debate Middle East Peace at IPI

On June 25th, Palestinian Chief Negotiator Saeb Erakat and Israeli Deputy Prime Minister Dan Meridor debated the current Israeli-Palestinian peace process before a packed audience at IPI that included members of the press, UN ambassadors, and others guests from academia and the diplomatic community.  

 
 

 

Speaker Events - June 09, 2010

At IPI, Qatar Prime Minister Proposes Humanitarian Operation Force

Saying "it is only a matter of time until the next catastrophe strikes," Sheik Hamad Bin Jassem Al Thani, Prime Minister and Foreign Affairs Minister of Qatar, proposed the creation of an International Humanitarian Operation Force that would provide an immediate coordinated response to natural disasters.  

 
 

 

Speaker Events - May 05, 2010

Using Islam to Promote Women’s Rights

“In many conservative Islamic societies Islam and religion are being used as a justification against women, but now it’s also being used by more and more people as a justification for change,” said Isobel Coleman, senior fellow and director of the Women and Foreign Policy program at the Council on Foreign Relations, at an appearance May 5th at IPI.  

 
 

 

Panel Discussions - April 26, 2010

Foreign Ministers, Officials, IPI Meet on Middle East

On April 26, 2010, IPI, together with the governments of Luxembourg and Spain, hosted a ministerial working dinner in Senningen, Luxembourg on the way forward for the Middle East peace process.  

 
 

 

Conferences - March 16, 2010

Jordan Plays Host to International Terrorism Experts for IPI Conference

On March 16-17, the International Peace Institute and the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs co-organized a conference on “Countering Violent Extremism: Learning from Deradicalization Programs in Some Muslim-Majority States,” in Amman, Jordan.  

 
 

 

Panel Discussions - March 04, 2010

“After the Surge: Taliban Reintegration and Reconciliation?”

Afghanistan expert Michael Semple told an audience at IPI that one of the key pieces in formulating a path to reconciliation in Afghanistan is determining if there is “a critical mass inside the Taliban movement that does not aspire to have a monopoly over political power.”  

 
 

 

Speaker Events - February 08, 2010

Nasser Al-Kidwa: 2-State Solution Still Valid "But Not For Long"

"Is the two-state solution still valid?" asked Nasser Al-Kidwa, the long-time Palestinian official, in a rhetorical question to a standing-room-only crowd at IPI. “I think the good news here, at least from my perspective, is that yes, it is still valid,” he said. “The bad news, nevertheless is that it will not be valid for a long time.” 

 
 

 

Speaker Events - January 26, 2010

Vali Nasr: Muslims "In Some Ways Raging Capitalists"

“Capitalism is the most transformative force of our time,” Vali Nasr, author of a new book on the emergence of a consumerist Muslim middle class, declared before an overflow audience at IPI on January 26th.  

 
 

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